Acupuncture and Gout

Gout is the most painful form of inflammatory arthritis, caused by needle-like crystals of uric acid collecting in the joints, swelling them up so painfully that at first you might think you’ve broken a bone. High levels of uric acid in the bloodstream almost always...

Breathe Deep: Asthma, COPD, and Acupuncture

  Warm weather is finally here! Time to breathe in all that fresh, healthy air and get some exercise in the great outdoors. Maybe this is the year you’ll take up horseback riding or jogging. Remember to stop and smell the roses, as they say. Maybe get out in the...

Tinnitus & Hearing Loss

Tinnitus and hearing loss can be a serious problem.  Zen Tuan of Healing with Zen gives a case study from her personal files, and explains how treatment with traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture and herbs cleared the ringing in a patient’s ears that had...

Acupuncture for Fertility and Pregnancy

  Sometimes, starting a family can be easy. Sometimes, it can be very difficult. For all points along this spectrum, acupuncture can be of great assistance. The first step to a healthy pregnancy is having a regular menstrual cycle. Unusual pain, spotting, and...

Treating Hair Loss with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Hair loss may be a fact of life but the effects of hair loss at almost any age – especially young women and men – can be traumatic. The concealed giggles, the outright stares, the offering of unsolicited advice from well meaning friends and family members can have a...

Back Pain Relief with Acupuncture + Herbs

Researchers from the Nanyang Institute of Technology conducted a randomized controlled trial to investigate the efficacy of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and found out that Acupuncture with herbs outperforms ibuprofen for the relief of acute lower back pain! Read...